Location – Home based with occasional travel

Salary – £35,000 to £38,000

Contract – Full time/Permanent

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a full-time Corporate Fundraising Manager to join our amazing charity which exists to remove the barriers that prevent children and young people having meaningful access to the natural world. Through a week on one of our three heritage farms, children and young people experience increased learning and engagement, improved connections and wellbeing and leave us with an enhanced sense of environmental citizenship.


About the Role

The Corporate Fundraising Manager will play a vital role in the fundraising team – leading and managing all corporate fundraising within the charity. They will be responsible for managing existing corporate activity, but predominantly focused on securing new five/six figure corporate partnerships, enabling the charity to build a sustainable income stream for the charity.

This is a diverse role, with the successful candidate having a solid understanding of a range of corporate fundraising streams, including; strategic, COTY, CRM, employee fundraising and corporate donations. The role will provide a fantastic opportunity for a corporate fundraiser who is looking to further their career, with the role providing much autonomy and opportunity for development.

The ideal candidate will have a tenacious, can-do attitude, a passion for new business and an appetite to make a real difference to the young people we support through multi-year corporate partnerships.

This position is a home-based role with office working available. There will be occasional travel to the three farms throughout the year. The post holder can work from any of our four locations: Head Office – Huxham Barns, Huxham, Exeter; Nethercott House, Iddesleigh, Devon; Lower Treginnis, St David’s, Pembrokeshire; Wick Court, Gloucestershire.

Appointments will not be confirmed until the Charity has received two satisfactory professional references, evidence of the existing proof of right to work in the UK, and a satisfactory DBS check. Referees will not be contacted without candidates’ prior consent.

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

Farms for City Children is, and must be, unconditionally committed to safeguarding best practice and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Consequently, successful candidates will be subject to a Social Media check and a DBS check at the appropriate level. Employment with the Charity is conditional upon the Charity being satisfied with the result of the DBS Check. Successful candidates will be asked to complete a self-declaration related to their criminal record or any information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. If you have lived or worked outside of the UK, additional information may be required from you to satisfy safer recruitment checks.  Any criminal records information that is disclosed to the Charity will be handled in accordance with any guidance and/or code of practice published by the DBS.

Farms for City Children is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusivity and supports and encourages under-represented groups. We seek people from a wide range of backgrounds, with diverse lived experience, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to Apply

Deadline for applications is midnight on 21 September 2023. We will be interviewing on a rolling basis so do apply at your earliest convenience.

To apply please download our application form, once completed send to recruitment@farmsforcitychildren.org. You may also wish to complete our equal opportunities monitoring form

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form